[Talk-GB] PRoW surveying authorities (Was: Guidance for adding PRoW to OSM: prow_ref=)

Adam Hoyle adam.lists at dotankstudios.com
Fri Jan 25 11:46:30 GMT 2013

On 25 Jan 2013, at 10:42, Nick Whitelegg wrote:

>>>> Not entirely tangential question - Is there any chance that the designation tag will be rendered in the default mapnik anytime soon / ever? >>Or is there somewhere that already exists that >renders designations? 
>>> Yes - www.free-map.org.uk. (at least for southern and northern England and Wales)
>> sad to say it doesn't appear to cover the chilterns - I think it might have done a while ago, but not now :'(
> It's just about impossible on my server to import the whole of England, let alone the UK, into postgres using osm2pgsql, so I'm having to do it county-by-county. Consequently I'm restricted to using (most of) the counties on Geofabrik.

completely understand.

> I could add Oxfordshire (available on geofabrik) to the coverage area, would that help for your area?

Annoyingly I straddle the border between South Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire - if I had to choose I'd go for Bucks, as that's where the better walks are ;-)

> I do have one or two possible offers of server space so there is the possibility of extending Freemap back to the whole of the UK.

that would be awesome :-)



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